Adrian Younge – Hands of God (RZA Remix)

Inspired by the new Quentin Tarantino film The Hateful Eight, and the work of legendary Italian composer Ennio Morricone (who scored the film), the RZA remakes Adrian Younge’s “Hands of God.” The track, which features vocals from Karolina and Laetitia Sadier, will appear in its original form on Younge’s new …

Kendrick Lamar Debuts ‘God Is Gangsta’ Short Film

After issuing his “Hard Work” PSA, Kendrick Lamar goes on a drunken rant in the video for “God Is Gangsta.” The short film, comprised of “u” and “For Sale?” off his Grammy-nominated album To Pimp a Butterfly, opens with the Compton rapper alone in a room drinking from a liquor …

Cozz – My Side

Dreamville’s Cozz is getting ready to drop his new Nothing Personal mixtape at the top of next week, and today he shares the Meez & D2 produced single “My Side.” Listen below.

Skillz – 2015 Rap Up

You know you can’t officially close out a year until Skillz has his say. Right on time and as on-point as ever, he delivers his 2015 summary. Listen below.

New Music: Big Sean feat. Pharrell & Detail – ‘What a Year’

As the curtain closes on 2015, Big Sean celebrates the “best year of [his] life” on a brand new song entitled “What a Year” featuring Pharrell Williams and Detail. Following a whirlwind year, the Detroit rapper reflects on going from “broke to breaking records,” playing shows in Rio with RiRi, …

Pusha T: Big Sean’s New Album Is Nearly Done

Big Sean topped the charts this year with his third album Dark Sky Paradise, and the follow-up is just around the corner, according to Pusha T. In a recent interview with Shade 45, the G.O.O.D. Music president revealed that Sean’s next album is almost complete and due in 2016. “Big …

R. Kelly Performs ‘Backyard Party’ on ‘GMA’

R. Kelly brought the “Backyard Party” to “Good Morning America” this week. While promoting his new album The Buffet, the R&B veteran performed the feel-good single with his band in the Times Square studio. He also served up a medley of old school hits including “Bump n’ Grind” and “Ignition …

Watch Episode 3 of J. Cole’s ‘Road to Homecoming’

As he counts down to the premiere of his HBO special “Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming,” J. Cole debuts Episode 3 of his “Road to Homecoming” documentary series. In the nearly 30-minute clip, entitled “This Is What You Wanted,” the North Carolina MC takes cameras along as he embarks on his …